A global organisation of M&A advisory services.

Established in 2004.

44 offices in 34 countries.

Paris - MBA Capital

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MBA Capital

Our clients fully trust on our delivery ability to enhance value.

M&A Worldwide is represented in France
by MBA Capital.

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10 rue des Pyramides 75001 Paris
France
+33556792424

Our team

Chairman - Bordeaux

Isabelle Arnaud-Despreaux

Partner - Marseille

Philippe Amidieu

Partner - Lille

Nicolas Bonnel

Managing Partner - Caen

Philippe Brotons

Managing Partner - Lille

Florent Charlet

M&A Project Manager

Simon Delamarre

Partner - Paris

Laurent Derbois

Junior Associate

Juliette Despreaux

Director - Strasbourg

Bertrand Dufay

Partner - Lyon

Franck-William Fargier

M&A Consultant - Bordeaux

Alexis Fenetre

Managing Partner - Mulhouse

Dominique Gozlan

Managing Partner - Paris

Vincent Juguet

Partner - Strasbourg

Pascal Kim

Partner - Strasbourg

Bertrand Knipper

Partner - Paris

Bernard Lechat

Partner - Caen

Valérie Legentil

Managing Partner - Paris

Michel Le Blay

Partner - Rennes

Eric Le Flanchec

Partner - Nantes

Stéphane Michel

Managing Partner - Marseille

Pierre Roux

Managing Partner - Rennes

Patrick Sacher

Associate - Strasbourg

Pierre Schott

Chairman - Bordeaux

Isabelle Arnaud-Despreaux


26 years experience in M&A advisory (5 years in leading M&A bank institution, 5 years at EY corporate Finance) + 2 years in strategy consultancy.

Managed more than 100 transactions ranging from large caps (ex France Telecom, Disney, etc) to small caps.

Leader of the Transports & Logistics Industry Group.

Industry experience:

Advertising, PR & marketing; Aerospace & defense; Agriculture; Beverages; Education and training; Information technology; Leisure; Life sciences; Luxury goods; Recycling; Steel, metal, and woodworking; Telecom; Trade; Wholesale.

Partner - Marseille

Philippe Amidieu

Graduated from Aix-Marseille University in International Business and Finance and an MSc in Financial Engineering from Kedge Business School. During his studies he was brought to work with the teams of Sinopia Asset Management (HSBC), of Allianz AG in Munich, then in merger-acquisition for 8 years within different teams dedicated to SMEs, notably in London than Paris and accompanied numerous external growth operations in the United Kingdom on behalf of large groups before specializing in valuation for SMEs in regulatory, litigation, or transactional contexts. 

Member of the Automotive Industry Group.

Partner - Lille

Nicolas Bonnel

Graduated Audit & Finance, ESC Tours.

A long-standing member of the executive boards of the Beer Industry Global leader AB INBEV over 17 years in France, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Italy, Spain as Finance Director & President of AUXINDAL SA Bank in France.  

Executive Partner of MBA Capital (M&A advisory) in France for 8 years.

French, English fluent, mother language French.

Prior to joining MBA Capital (Board Member of M&A Worldwide), Nicolas successfully carried out national and international M&A transactions through long-standing management positions in the international Brewing Industry with global brands as Stella Artois, Budweiser, Leffe, Beck’s, Jupiler, Labatt, Corona …

20 years experience in M&A, with 40 deals performed with AB INBEV and 20 with MBA Capital with a Food & Beverage focus.

Member of the Food & Beverage industry group in M&A Worldwide for 8 years.

 

Managing Partner - Caen

Philippe Brotons

After 14 years as a chartered consultant and business consulting, became specialized in 1990 in business transfer and business transfer advice for SMEs of 20 to 200 people.

Managing Partner - Lille

Florent Charlet

5 years Director of Key Accounts and Corporate Finance (NATEXIS Nantes, ING Paris, CIC Lyon). M&A adviser since 2000. Florent Charlet is a TRANSPORT / LOGISTICS consultant for M&A WORLDWIDE.

M&A Project Manager

Simon Delamarre

Simon is a graduate of the Grande Ecole Finance programme at Kedge Business School.
Prior to joining MBA Capital, Simon worked in Dior’s Controlling Central team and at BDO Luxembourg on legal and contractual audits.

Partner - Paris

Laurent Derbois

Graduated from Audencia Business School with a master’s degree, Laurent has over 30 years of experience in financial advisory for small to medium-sized companies, with various positions in major European banks like SocGen (London), Barclays, and HSBC France (Paris). Appointed Senior Banker with HSBC MidCap.

Industry experience:

Building & construction; Energy & renewables; Healthcare; Hotels & restaurants; Retail and franchising; Transport & logistics.

Junior Associate

Juliette Despreaux

Juliette it’s Junior Associate at MBA Capital.

Industry experience:

Beverages.

Director - Strasbourg

Bertrand Dufay

HSBC Global Banking and Markets: Corporate Coverage for Large Caps (CAC 40 or private groups) with a focus on Automotive (Renault / Michelin) and Healthcare (Sanofi / Servier).BNP Paribas Germany (Corporate & Investment Banking): Corporate Coverage on Mid Caps (Mittelstand)/Emerging Markets.

Industry experience:

Automotive; Healthcare.
Member of Healthcare, Biotech & Pharma Industry Group. 

Partner - Lyon

Franck-William Fargier

Franck-William Fargier has advised private shareholders, industrial groups, and investment funds in more than 40 transactions. In particular, he has a strong experience in Wholesale and Retail activities, Industry, and business services. Franck-William is a graduate of the ISG and a member of the SFAF – French.

Industry experience:

Building & construction; Business services; Chemicals; Food; Healthcare; Information technology; Media, printing, and publishing; Plastics; Retail and franchising; Steel, metal, and woodworking; Textile & clothing; Trade; Wholesale.

M&A Consultant - Bordeaux

Alexis Fenetre

MBA in Corporate Finance. Business school in France, internships in France and in the US.
Working experience at MBA Capital, in M&A and valuation > 9 years. National and international.
Deals in various sectors.
Helped the secretary and treasurer of M&A Worldwide from 2013 to 2019.

Industry experience:

Business services; Chemicals; Education and training; Food; Healthcare; Transport & logistics.

 

Managing Partner - Mulhouse

Dominique Gozlan

13 years of operational experience in then assisting SMEs / SMIs; 10 years in private equity; Director of Investments at Fortis Private Equity France.

Managing Partner - Paris

Vincent Juguet

A 25-year career in finance in large banking establishments, where notably developed merger-acquisition activities for SMEs.

 

Partner - Strasbourg

Pascal Kim

Currently advising small and midcap companies looking for global performance improvement, strategy definition, new business opportunities, resources alignment within MBA Capital, one of the leading French M&A consultancy networks.

Industry experience:

Business services; Financial services.

 

Partner - Strasbourg

Bertrand Knipper

Bertrand KNIPPER, a graduate of the Institut Technique de Banque, has 20 years of banking experience in corporate finance, large accounts, and SMEs, as well as in equity investments in SMEs. 

Industry experience:

Automotive.

Partner - Paris

Bernard Lechat

Graduated from IEP Paris and a DEA Business Law from PANTHEON SORBONNE.
Bernard LECHAT began his professional career in 1982 at HEWLETT PACKARD where he held positions of administrative and financial responsibility, then Sales and Marketing.

Industry experience:

Aerospace & defense; Government; Information technology; Telecom.

 

Partner - Caen

Valérie Legentil

Responsible for MBA Capital in Caen.

More than 16 years of the M&A business.

Industry experience:

Automotive; Energy & renewables; Information technology; Telecom.

 

Managing Partner - Paris

Michel Le Blay

35 years of experience in the SME / SMI sector, including 15 in French and American banks. Creation of Le Blay et Associés in 1992.

IT consultant for M&A WORLDWIDE.

 

Partner - Rennes

Eric Le Flanchec

25 years’ experience in leading banking institutions in Western France, particularly in the financing of SMEs and large companies, both up and down the balance sheet, Private Banking, and M&A Consulting.
Mergers and Acquisitions Advisor since 2014.

Industry experience:

Building & construction; Healthcare; Information technology; Leisure; Media, printing, and publishing; Plastics; Transport & logistics; Wholesale.

Partner - Nantes

Stéphane Michel

Rich and diversified journey: – within investment structures: Private Equity investor, in regional Reference Venture Capital Companies: Investments of 200 K € to 8 M € in the capital of PME PMI of the “Grand-Ouest” region (Brittany, Country Loire, Normandy, Loire valley center, Poitou Charente, Limousin) – in regional banks, in the West and then in the Center region, as director of financial and social engineering. Now in the field of advice and assist managers, in particular in their disposal projects, external growth, fundraising, mobility- (re) organization of capital (entry or exit of shareholders), equity transactions.

Managing Partner - Marseille

Pierre Roux

Pierre Roux is an Agricultural Engineer (INA Paris-Grignon) and Doctor in Industrial Economics (École des Mines de Paris). Has worked for nearly 15 years in the Consulting departments at the top of the banks in France.

Industry experience:

Energy & renewables.

Managing Partner - Rennes

Patrick Sacher

Graduate: Technical Institute of Bank Banking Agencies Department; Financial Engineering Department; Banking Establishment; Direction and Management Regional Venture Capital Company Takeover of Cabinet Jacques BAUX in 2008.

 

 

Associate - Strasbourg

Pierre Schott


Graduate of the School of Management Sciences of the University of Quebec in Montreal (ESG)
Pierre joined in 2007 KNIPPER & PARTNERS, a member of the MBA Capital, where he assists Bertrand KNIPPER in the execution of his various mandates.

Industry experience:

Hotels & restaurants; Telecom.

 

 

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